$2.00 yard sale candlesticks makeover


Remember those candlesticks I picked up a few weeks back at a yard sale for $2.00?  I finally got them painted and redone.  This is what I was starting with… wood multi-colored candlesticks First I spray painted them with Rustoleum gloss white spray paint. But I was wanting them to have more of a weathered/antiqued […]

Yard sale basket spray paint makeover


I hope you enjoyed mantel week last week!  While I was busy posting those posts last week, I was also busy doing some purging/organizing/rearranging and some projects.  So you will see some of those things pop up on the blog in the next few weeks. Today I have a simple spray paint makeover project to […]

Fix your faded chair cushions with spray paint (update)


Last summer I published a post called “Faded chair cushions refreshed with spray paint.” I started with these chair cushion on a set of BHG outdoor furniture that I got on clearance a few years back and that we enjoy on our back deck.  The resin/wicker furniture has held up great but after 2-3 years, […]

DIY Mercury Glass Ornaments


Today is my first day to share in our A Homemade Christmas series.  I been loving it so far.  Make sure you head over and check out Christa’s pinecone cluster and Heather’s poinsettia pillow.  They are both on my list to do now too. I don’t know about you but I LOVE mercury glass.   It […]

3 ways to paint pinecones–help me pick!


In between cleaning house, prepping my Thanksgiving menu, decorating a kids table, and all the other every day things, I am also trying to prepare for Christmas decorating! I plan on making a lot of homemade decorations this year along with using many things from nature too and I don’t want the decorating to drag […]

Yes you can spray paint those thrift store brass lamps!


Here’s the story of 2 brass lamps I bought a while back at Value Village for $3.03 each.  I see brass lamps like these all the time, but I was excited to find a matching set. And here is where I turn into a bad blogger.  I spray painted them, but I either didn’t take […]

Update your vent covers with spray paint!


If you have vent covers that look like this in your house, I have the perfect, almost no-cost solution for you! :)  That will make people think you bought brand new vent covers. I actually did this project quite a while ago, but haven’t it shared it here.  I was mostly frustrated with this one […]